Painter, Children's Book Author - Illustrator and Instructor
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Lisa Cinelli is a painter, children's book author/illustrator and Teaching Artist. She has an MA in Illustration from Syracuse University and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Lisa taught Children's Book Illustration and other 2-D Courses at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1994 until the winter of 2013 when she moved to New York.
Lisa works in a studio filled with art supplies, books and sketchbooks. She loves shapes of color and line. Lisa paints and draws in oils, gouache (an opaque watercolor) and ink using brushes, sticks, and chopsticks.
Often making accordion books together as a group, Lisa leads hands on artmaking
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Lisa was a runner up in the 2014 Illustration Contest judged by Tomie dePaola.
Lisa taught Children's Book Illustration for a few summers at Ox-Bow, in Saugatuck, MI, and enjoyed a month long residency at Ragdale, in Lake Forest, IL.
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